“The New Legends of Monkey”, a recent TV adaptation of the Chinese classic “Journey To The West”, has drawn flak online ever since the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) released the trailer on Tuesday (1 January). The show, inspired by the popular 16th Century Chinese novel, will air on 28 January and is directed by New Zealand director Gerard Johnstone.
Singaporean filmmaker Jack Neo is best known for producing hit films such as the “Ah Boys To Men” franchise as well as “Long Long Time Ago”. But very few young Singaporeans remember the “comedy king” during his Channel 8 “Gao Xiao Xing Dong” days.
The Star Awards has been around for as long as many of us can remember. Being Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, you will see almost every celebrity on local television at the event. In fact, how much do you really know about the Star Awards?
The Star Awards 2017, Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, is almost upon us. It’ll be telecast live this Sunday (16 April) on Toggle at 7.30pm, in a move that shows Mediacorp’s growing awareness that most television shows aren’t watched on television anymore. The Star Awards started in 1994, when Mediacorp was known as SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation).
The 49-year-old actor-producer opened King Kong Media Production, partnering with Malaysian oil and gas company Yinson Marine Services, on 9 March, 2017. Before two weeks had passed, he already found himself working on a film project for 2018. “We’re doing a Chinese New Year movie,” Lee told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore in Mandarin.